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SNU to Host Series of Events Celebrating Military Appreciation Week

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:

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  • SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:
    This self-paced two-mile run/walk kicks off at 6 a.m.
  • The route consists of two laps around the SNU Bethany campus that start and end at the SNU VETS Center.
  • Various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays and military partner booths will be up and available during the week.
  • The SNU VETS Center will be providing hotdogs, chips, popsicles and water for everyone from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    See the full schedule of events for SNU's Military Appreciation Week.

Viking Mergers Assists With International Fleet Solutions Acquisition

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 4:55pm

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Mergers and Acquisitions of Tampa, FL., announces the acquisition of International Fleet Solutions Inc by Ronald Martin, former Senior Engineering Manager for Honeywell Analytics.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Mergers and Acquisitions of Tampa, FL., announces the acquisition of International Fleet Solutions Inc by Ronald Martin, former Senior Engineering Manager for Honeywell Analytics.
  • Founder Tracy Thrall established International Fleet Solutions in 2011.
  • Martin has a passion for the automotive industry and saw an opportunity to expand on the 10+ year, national platform that International Fleet Solutions has built.
  • Martin reflects, "Working with Alan and Andrew and the entire team at Viking Mergers was an excellent experience from start to finish.

Stellantis Announces $229 Million Investment in Kokomo, Indiana, Operations to Accelerate Electrification Plans

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:00pm

The investment will support retooling of the Kokomo Transmission (KTP), Kokomo Casting and Indiana Transmission plants to produce the fourth-generation eight-speed transmission.

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  • The investment will support retooling of the Kokomo Transmission (KTP), Kokomo Casting and Indiana Transmission plants to produce the fourth-generation eight-speed transmission.
  • It will deliver improved fuel economy, provide pure-electric range and help vehicles meet future emission regulations.
  • "This investment and this transmission represent an important stepping stone in getting us to 2030 and further expanding our battery electric offerings," said Clark.
  • Stellantis aspires to become the greatest, not the biggest, while creating added value for all stakeholders, as well as the communities in which it operates.

Eaton’s Vehicle Group Launches Aftermarket ELocker® Differential for Jeep Wrangler JL and Gladiator JT

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:30am

Power management company Eaton today announced its Vehicle Group has launched two aftermarket ELocker differentials for the 2018 and newer Jeep Wrangler JL and 2020 and newer Jeep Gladiator JT equipped with both manual and automatic transmissions.

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  • Power management company Eaton today announced its Vehicle Group has launched two aftermarket ELocker differentials for the 2018 and newer Jeep Wrangler JL and 2020 and newer Jeep Gladiator JT equipped with both manual and automatic transmissions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211007005027/en/
    Eatons Vehicle Group launched aftermarket ELocker differentials for the 2018 and newer Jeep Wrangler JL and 2020 and newer Jeep Gladiator JT.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Eaton ELocker differential is an electronic locking differential designed for drivers that want full control and traction on demand.
  • Our new reliable ELocker differentials for the Jeep Wrangler JL and Gladiator JT models feature simple push-button operation, allowing drivers to quickly switch from highway cruising to off-road traction.

LMP Announces the Closing of its Acquisition of White Plains Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Dealership in New York is Expected to be Completed by Wednesday October 6th

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

The Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram franchises are located at 70 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, New York 10601.

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  • The Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram franchises are located at 70 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, New York 10601.
  • Upon the closing of the acquisition, Mr. Grant will be Regional Vice President at LMP, Partner, as well as Dealer Operator of the acquired dealership.
  • Mr. Aldahan concluded, The operating assets to be acquired include four new vehicle franchises consisting of: one Chrysler, one Dodge, one Jeep and one Ram.
  • You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect expectations only as of this date.

‘Helbiz One’ E-Scooter Designed by Pininfarina Now Available for Pre-Order

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:30pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210930005545/en/
    Helbiz One E-Scooter Designed by Pininfarina Now Available for Pre-Order (Photo: Business Wire)
    Helbiz One was designed by international design house Pininfarina to embody the Italian design culture and underscore the Companys core values of sustainability, efficiency and safety.
  • Helbiz One e-scooters are available for pre-order at Helbiz.com/HelbizOne with a $15 deposit.
  • As the micro-mobility market grows at a rapid pace, Helbiz continues to deliver new offerings to meet that demand.
  • We are proud to partner with Pininfarina to design and produce Helbiz One, the most innovative e-scooter on the market, said Salvatore Palella, CEO of Helbiz.

Electrify Expo Brings E-Mobility To The Masses in Southern California

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:16pm

Electrify Expo sold out of exhibit and demo space from industry leading brands seeking to engage with thousands of attendees looking for hands-on experiences with Electric Vehicles, E-Bikes, E-Scooters, E-Skateboards and more.

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  • Electrify Expo sold out of exhibit and demo space from industry leading brands seeking to engage with thousands of attendees looking for hands-on experiences with Electric Vehicles, E-Bikes, E-Scooters, E-Skateboards and more.
  • "Orange County was the ideal location to kick off Electrify Expo as it is known as an electric vehicle hub," said Electrify Expo Founder BJ Birtwell.
  • The next stop for Electrify Expo will be in Miami on October 16-17 at the Miami Marine Stadium, followed by the final stop Nov 12-14 in Austin at Circuit of the Americas.
  • For more information on Electrify Expo and to purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.electrifyexpo.com/attend#great-park
    Electrify Expo is North America's largest e-mobility event.

Driverbase Combines Over 175,000 Ratings to Report Best Car Brand Rankings

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:38pm

The Driverbase Best Car Brand Rankings analyzed ratings from over 175,000 car owners representing all major makes and models in the United States.

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  • The Driverbase Best Car Brand Rankings analyzed ratings from over 175,000 car owners representing all major makes and models in the United States.
  • Drivers can now find out which cars are delivering the best customer experiences and learn how their current vehicle brand ranks.
  • The best car ratings are an independent survey of ownership satisfaction for all cars, SUVs and trucks in the United States.
  • Brand ratings are based on the average of all car model ratings.

Step One Automotive Group Hosts Special Operations Team 'Horse Soldiers' Bourbon for Night of Appreciation and Fellowship

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

Companies and organizations owned and operated by military personnel, such as Horse Soldier Bourbon, hold a special place in the heart of Step One Automotive Group.

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  • Companies and organizations owned and operated by military personnel, such as Horse Soldier Bourbon, hold a special place in the heart of Step One Automotive Group.
  • Forever Warriors was coined by Step One to symbolize the long-term commitment to assisting military members and their families in their transition into civilian life after service.
  • Step One Automotive Group is an American company based in Florida that was built on a singular dedication to empowering lives through smarter and easier ways of accessing mobility.
  • Step One Automotive Group owns 22 dealerships in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia, representing 16 brands including Chrysler, Dodge Jeep, Ram Fiat, Volkswagen, Subaru, Kia, Hyundai, Genesis, Ford, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati.

Sonic Automotive Adds $3.2 Billion in Annualized Revenues with Acquisition of RFJ Auto Partners, a Top-15 U.S. Dealer Group

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:55am

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (Sonic Automotive or Sonic or the Company) ( NYSE:SAH ), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nations largest automotive retailers, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RFJ Auto Partners, Inc. (RFJ Auto).

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  • Sonic Automotive, Inc. (Sonic Automotive or Sonic or the Company) ( NYSE:SAH ), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nations largest automotive retailers, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RFJ Auto Partners, Inc. (RFJ Auto).
  • This acquisition represents one of the largest transactions in automotive retail history and is expected to propel Sonic Automotive into the top-five largest dealer groups in the U.S. as measured by total revenues.
  • With 33 locations in seven states and a portfolio of 16 automotive brands, RFJ Auto generated $2.8 billion in annual revenues in 2020, making it a top-15 U.S. dealer group by total revenues.
  • We are very excited to welcome the RFJ Auto team to the Sonic family as we continue to expand our nationwide network, said David Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive.